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. a rocket launch in north korea had the capability to travel 6,000 miles, one could conceivably reach the u.s. that's the assessment of three officials in south korea's defense ministry based on assessment of a part they recovered from one of the rockets. it shows the nuclear neighbor's intent. >>> president obama has not even nominated former senator chuck hagel as his choice for secretary of defense, but haggle taking heat over his past positions on iran and 2007 interview when he said "jewish loe lobby intimidated lawmakers." >> i would have serious questions to ask him, not just about israel, but to me the most significant foreign policy challenge for president obama and our world is iran. nuclear weapons program. chuck hagel has had some very outlying votes on that. >> i don't think he's going to get many republican votes. i like chuck, but his positions, i really didn't know all of them, frankly well out of the main street and to left of the president. >> he is the subject of a new ad opposing his nomination as defense secretary. dana, what do you think? he might not sail through like j
a discretionary war the u.s. undertook on the basis of incorrect information. i think the war in afghanistan it was undertaken for almost noncontroversial reasons within the united states. direct retribution for the attacks of 9/11 and where taliban al qaeda was at the time. i think the debate will be did the u.s. get distracted by afghanistan by the iraq venture and another way to wind it up than the one we have? it's interesting in the presidential campaign concluded there's so little debate about this with so little appetite on either side of the political divide to stay there longer, increase the bet and i think seen as a sadly concluded affair and we got in to it for understandable reasons. >> christin, something else on the fiscal cliff. a drop in confidence and zero u.s. economic growth with no agreement on this fiscal cliff and indeed a ripple effect in the eurozone and elsewhere. do you think the politicians understand the kind of seriousness of the game that they're playing at the moment? >> i think they do and a good sign is notice in the last day or two, you haven't been hearing
on his agenda, including a u.s. economy that was near, not only recession, but potentially another depression. a lot going on, two wars. but right now, having just been reelected, having just gone through what we heard one of the ministers say, one of the people who met with him, this past friday when he heard about what happened at that elementary school here in newtown, connecticut, the worst day of his presidency, i think there's no doubt he's going to try to do something in this second term as far as gun control is concerned. that will be a priority. he wants to use the office of the presidency to try to save some lives, and i think he's going to do the best he can on this area. i don't know if he'll succeed, because this is a tough issue, as you know, in the u.s. senate, u.s. house of representatives, but he'll give it a shot. >> i think that's right. and i think he's picked up on what's a national mood that i detect after this particular horrifying incident, one of the worst you could possibly imagine. i detect there's a different mood about this issue and action has to be ta
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crime in britain is very low compared with the u.s. gun crime has been falling in england every year for the last eight years. in scotland, it's at the lowest level for well over 20 years and as you probably know, a lot of people in america don't know, gun deaths in great britain, gun homicides are running at about 30 to 35 per year. now, i understand that's a similar number to the number per day in the usa. >> there is a theory put out by the pro gun lobby theorists as in newtown here is to arm the teachers. what is your reaction to that? >> i just do not understand the logic of that. if they arm the teachers, does that mean they also have to provide the teachers with body armor? i understand that he had body armor on to protect himself being shot at. do the children have to have body armor? how far do we have to go? the idea that because the problem is guns the answer is guns is simply ridiculous and i think it reflects more that some people take every opportunity to expand the gun trade. >> there are obviously many families grieving, appalling, appalling grief that they are going
dramatically. bottom line, we've gone the longest period without a major u.s. category 3 or larger hurricane hitting the u.s. since 1900, maybe the civil war. bottom line, new study in the journal nature, peer reviewed, no change in u.s. drought in the last 60 years. bottom line, a new study out shows that drought has not changed in 85 to -- >> let me -- wait a minute. wait a minute. let me add one more bottom line before i defer to bill nye. he knows more about this than i do. another bottom line, the world is indisputably getting warmer. the u.n. weather agency said last week 2012 is on track to become one of the top ten hottest years on record. and all the weird climactic changes we're seeing. bill, over to you. >> this will be the hottest two decades in history, in recorded history. so when you throw around a statement like the u.n. says it's not the hottest 20 years, i got to disagree with you. there may be some surface data shows that in certain cities. >> here's my point to you, mark. it's a straightforward one, really. if you are wrong, then the implications for the planet are utterl
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, in churches. one in five in the u.s. public are now religiously unaif fill yated. one of three adults under 30 are unaffiliated. to put it in perspective, still way ahead of most other countries, certainly in the western world. america remains a very religious country, why do you think it's on decline. >> i think there are three different factors. one factor, the actual number of atheists in the country has pretty much remained the same since 1950, but they're simply more vocal. and that is true. second, surveys out thereto are asking the wrong questions. i think there was a pew survey that said asked a question about protestantism. there was an article that said the decline and fall of christian america. and it said protestants in america have dropped precipitously. well, of course they have. i don't know a single person who calls themselves protestant. so sometimes the question may be wrong. but i think also, i think during the last decade, the term evangelical became not a theological term but a political term. and a lot of people were turned off by the politics. they say everyone knew that
rely on, so it's really important. >> john, you served in the u.s. military in the first gulf war. you were a first lieutenant, you told me, on the front line. and i thank you for your service. you know there's this huge debate about the type of weapon that was used here. as to whether it should be confined to the military. you would have used weapons like this in a war zone. what is your view about this debate? >> i have to tell you, i don't consider myself an expert, and i didn't think that's the kind of thing that you want me on the show for. but i'm going to tell you that i was uncomfortable with guns before i joined the military. i slept with an m-16 in my sleeping bag for six months in iraq. i came away from the war no more comfortable with that weapon, and i have to say that i don't think anybody ever gets comfortable with those weapons. >> you didn't have anyplace in civilian hands in america? >> i have to say, i'd have to say no. >> john, i really appreciate you coming in. i'm glad you paid a little tribute to olivia rose. she sounds an extraordinary young girl i wish her life
planned for you this saturday night. here's what else is ahead. as our lawmakers wrestle with u.s. gun violence, chicago hits an awful milestone. 500 murders this year and counting. what's to blame? a former gang member and chicago's police superintendent join me live. >>> plus, president obama could tap this republican to lead the defense department. but not everyone wants to see a secretary hagel. why some of the loudest voices with coming from his own party. >>> and 2012 is almost history. but what's the takeaway? comedian dean obeidallah schools us. >>> and also good news to tell you about a story we have been reporting on tonight. two missing georgia boys have been found safe in austin, texas. their father, the man who allegedly kidnapped them has been taken into custody. someone at a hotel recognized the boy from the amber alert and contacted police. much more in 30 minutes on their story. also spoke with their mom before she headed off to go pick up her two sons. hear what she told me by phone. >>> gangs and guns, a deadly mix in chicago that's getting more dire by the day. the
.a. is where manny pacquiao trains in the u.s., even if he delayed the start of camp by two weeks with freddie roach. >> i talked to him on the phone and he said that they had to take care of government stuff, and he got here six weeks before, so i had no problem with it. he came in shape like he said he was going to come. and i was happy about that. >> i'm doing good, so far so good, and hard work. what we are doing every day. it's more then compared to the last few fights. those fights against marquez and timothy bradley has been far from usual. >> he gives the sparring partners a bonus of a thousand dollars because i want them working at their best, this time i told manny i would give him a thousand dollars. i want these guys going after him full force and i want him to respond in full force. >> come on. let's go. >> sparring as been good. and we keep busy, busy, busy, all the time. my focus is tomorrow aggressiveness. throwing out combinations and if i get a chance to finish the fight, why not, i will grab it. >> aggressiveness served him well against marquez in the first two fights in the
clinton made a huge statement today. but the u.s. has to be the leader on syria. >> there are human rights abuses ploding all over the world. in uganda there is a bill that is a homosexual bill that would make those acts punishable by death. >> right here we are working on the farm worker's bill. >> as a kennedy, what do you make of what is going on in washington? >> well, i think it is very, very hard with the tea party. they came to washington to destroy it. >> the american people have spoken and everybody missed teddy. he was great friends with people on both sides of the aisle. >> the rfk center, let's turn to more cheery things. >> if you are watching, get out there and get on that website and bid higher. there is a signed taylor swift guitar. and fly fishing. >> and it is a great cause. www.charitybuzz.com. and finally, let's come to this car accident that you had. because it was a strange case where you had taken an ambien sleeping pill in the morning. >> yes, i reached for my thyroid medication and took the wrong pills. i was on my way to the gym and got into the car and got into a
with him to a fight in the u.s. and this time will be no different. but even though they won't be ringside, the youngsters are still anxious about saturday night. >> departure is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. sharp. but just before takeoff, the pilot turns the plane around. >> we came back because the pressurization controller wasn't working quite right, so we're going to have somebody look at it. >> when the problem with the pressure gauge is confirmed, it's revealed the tires could have burst at altitude, meaning the decision to ground the jet is met with little resistance. in the airport lounge, the first priority is to amass essential supplies. before the group moves on to discussing their next move. they can catch a late commercial flight or delay the trip a day. nacho is typically resolute in his opinion. >> we're ready to go, right, and the airplane suddenly stopped. i guest tested it, sent us to a different airline. it's good it happened here and not there. so we're ready to go. >> 90 minutes later, the party is seated on flight 5910 to los angeles. and it takes off without issue. when t
,000 people murdered in the u.s. between 2006 and 2010. thousands running for safety while others ducked for cover. welcome to you both. justin. let me start with you. this is everyone's nightmare. you go christmas shopping and somebody walked in with an assault weapon and somebody starts shooting. what was the first that you sta discovered. >> i was inside macy's at the lanc lancolmb counter. a loud boom happened and i first thought that something had broken. and then there was a second gunshot and repeated ones and i knew this was gun fire and we had a terrible situation. and so, we looked at each other and it was like we understood that we had to do something. >> allen, there have been a number of gun outrages in america in resent months. what goes through your mind when you realize what is happening? >> i don't have an explanation for is that i had to do my best possible to get as many people out of the building as i could. a lot of them are holiday shoppers and they don't know where some exits were in the mall. i did what i shout was right. do you have training as a macy's employee?
. the only reason they're not going to use it is because somebody else, the u.s., has a similar threat of using a similar weapon. as a gun owner, you have to be able to protect yourself. if you are damaged and you are willing to take somebody else's life. that comes down to that person is not going to obey the gun laws. they are going to find a gun or find another weapon. >> i've heard of some stretches, in my time. but stretching from javon belcher and the shooting in syria and chemical weapons seems like a bit of a stretch. the implications of that is that every american should have access to chemical weapons and nuclear weapons. it will result in weapons ownership. look at europe. look at japan. look at the rest of the world. we are way, way out there. we have the highest murder rate in the world. it hasn't protected us. it has resulted in arguments that should have a consequence of maybe a slap in the face, resulting in a bullet through the heart. it results in a double-murder in this case, a murder/suicide. guns don't protect. they cause suicide. >> let me bring in -- >> they caus
's good the u.s. found out about it before the russians or chinese. it's not that he's a general messing around, and according to the code of the justice that's not allowed. >> teetering on the edge of the fiscal cliff with just 36 days to go until tax increases kick, in the white house and congress are playing a high stakes game of let's make a deal. >> only in america believes there has to be this what i believe to be really farce ical now surely -- the nature of the world is very fast moving, america has huge economic problems, heading for another fiscal cliff, everyone laughing at you from afenway park the american public sick and tired of all the games going on and there are you, grover norquist, a very bright guy still resolutely saying a pledge is a pledge is a pledge, it cannot be broken when many of your own party are now saying you know, what it doesn't make sense to have this irresolute position anymore. >> two things, the pledge is not for life. but everybody who signed the pledge, including peter king, who tried to weasel out of it -- shame on him as the "new york sun" says
international condemnation about the attack that killed as many as 100 people, maybe more than that. the u.s. state department issued a statement yesterday strongly condemning the syrian government for it. that statement went on to say brutal attacks such as these show that this regime has no future in syria. those that commit acrotrocities will be held accountable. the united states calls on all parties that continue to assist regime next cuting its war against the syrian people to end their support. and it was just the next day, just yesterday, that we started hearing about another horrific attack, this time in homs. we started seeing amateur video posting online, the aftermath of what activists say was an air raid, women and children were standing in line to get bread in areas where there's food shortage. you can see the grief in the aftermath. you see the emotion. you see people becoming enraged with the government calling on the world to intervene, to stop the suffering of the syrian people. a really horrific scene and all the activists we've been speaking with the past few days warning
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's move on to jobs, charles blow. u.s. created 146,000 jobs in november, higher than predicted. clearly jack walsh's theory, obama was cooking the books, probably cannot be true now. unemployment 7.7%, lowest in four years. most interesting story of the week, though, because i campaigned about this pretty relentlessly, apple have announced they are going to bring jobs back to america. let's play how i have been trying to force this issue for quite some time. >> companies like apple, you have ten times as many employees in china now than america. what do you think of the concept of moral capitalism? i feel strongly about companies like apple, for example, who outsource all the jobs to china, a lot of it comes back here. >> i have a problem with this. apple makes $100 billion but apple employs more people in china than it does in america. that to me is wrong. >> now, there is a globalization aspect to this and what i don't want to do is tell a company like apple look, you can't be a global business anymore because you've got to bring it all back to america. that's not what this is about.
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congressional testimony next thursday about the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi has been postponed. >>> some developments to tell you about from here in newtown. first, president obama will be here tomorrow. the white house says the president will meet with the families of the victims, the 20 children and six adults killed in the elementary school yesterday. as for the alleged shooter, police say they have found very good evidence in his home and they are piecing together a possible motive. lanza's mother, the suspect's mother, was killed in that house before the deadly rampage at the school. i want to show you this picture that we got in to cnn just a couple of hours ago. it shows the suspect in 2005, he was about 13 years old in this picture. he was 20 yesterday when he shot himself dead after that shooting rampage at sandy hook elementary school. cnn's susan candiotti is also here in newtown. and she has been tracking the investigation both at the school and at the suspected killer's home. >> reporter: investigators are learning more each day that may explain what led 20-year-ol
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in u.s. history behind the virginia tech massacre in 2007. after every event like this, the questions always are the same, what causes this kind of a shooting? how can this happen? how can they be stopped? i'm joined now by katherine newman from baltimore who wrote the book "rampage, the social roots of school shootings" she's studied many of these kinds of events. catherine, i really appreciate you being with us and i have read a little your research what have you learned about these shootings that are sort of counterintuitive? people think they know what causes them at times about the columbine. but so many of the things we thought we knew about columbine have turned out not to be true. what do we now know about what causes these kinds of events? >> that's so true. often what we learned in the beginning turn out to be dead wrong some of the common myths are that these things are spontaneous. they're almost never spontaneous. some of the shootings we studied were planned over a nine-month period. often with they that nobody knows about what is coming, but sadly, there are quite a few
. >> america is going through a slight down drop, if you like in attendance at churches, 1 in 5 of the u.s. public are unaffiliated. 1 of 3 of adults are religiously unaffiliated. to put it in perspective. way ahead of most other countries, certainly in the western world. britain, far worse statistics than that america remains a religious country, why do you continuing is on decline? >> one factor is, the actual of atheists remained the same since 1950. they are more vocal. that is true. some of the surveies, asking questions are asking the wrong questions. i think there was a survey, asked a question about prostantism, there was a cover of time magazine, the decline and fall of christian america. protestants have dropped. well, of course they have. i don't know anyone that calls themselves -- sometimes the question is wrong. i think, also, the last detective, the term evangelical became a political term. a lot of people are turned off by politics. everybody knew that president george bush was evangelical. so, you must be in favor of the gulf war. it got brought up as a political term. >>
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, and never saw a judge. u.s. lawmakers and diplomats got involved on hammer's behalf and convinced mexican authorities to release him. >>> here's what we're also working on for you tonight -- >>> more guns? the nra's school massacre prevention clan. you laugh, but some say it's a good idea. really? >>> and ponder this -- with the connecticut school shooting would vo been different if the gunman wasn't white? >> 70% of these mass shootings have been white men. >> we talk to the man who says it's time to think about profiling white guys. >>> and, we're here! no rapture. no giant asteroid. was it all an apocalyptic lie? we have a family who's prepared for the end for decades. >>> fired for being too pretty. >> in the best interests for everybody. our side of it, we disagree. >> i don't know about you, but i'm calling off, too handsome for work tomorrow. >>> we'll talk more than in a moment. first a serious subject. this hour we take a tough look at the gun control debate and how much mental health may play a role, and if we can identify the next shooter before he takes a shot. first, we'd lik
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